porter beck grazier April 1893
SUDDEN DEATB. Porter B. Omeler Dies In a Vield o« his Farm of Heart Dleeaso Porter Beck Grazier, a farmer long resident of this section where he waa well known, died very suddenly Tuesday Tuesday afternoon about 3.15 o'clock, at his farm along the ridge ro?d, in Warriors mark township, about three miles east of Tyrone, With his nephew, Lewis Berkstresaer, Mr. Grazier had gone into his fields about 3 o'clock to stop some dogs from chasing his sheep. The two men lay down in the field expecting the sheep and dogs to run toward them when they intended to shoot the dogs. The animals however turned an >ther direction and went into the woods, whereupon young Beikstresser called to his uncle to arise. On receiving no answer he walked over to bis uncle's prostrate form to find him dead. It was evident that he had fallen dead just as he bad told his nephew to lie down, for he was lyinp head downward downward and had plunged the muzzle of his gun into the soft earth. Death was due to heart disease. The deceased was aged 54 years. Surviving Surviving him are his wife and two little children. Two brothers and three sis. ters also survive. They are: William, of Texas, and J. Wesley, of Graziers ville ; Mrs. Mary Dysart, of Franklin Grove, Illinois ; Mrs. Lizzie Glenn, of Kansas ; and Mrs. John Plummer. of Cold Spring Forge. Tbe funeral will take place at the late home of the deceased at 10 o'clock Friday morning.